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Categories: Psychoanalytic terminology, Psychological states, Defence mechanisms, Motivation, Freudian psychology
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sublimation  Sexual transmutation  Sexual sublimation
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(psychology) modifying the natural expression of an impulse or instinct (especially a sexual one) to one that is socially acceptable WordNet 3.0
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(psychology) modifying the natural expression of an impulse or instinct (especially a sexual one) to one that is socially acceptable WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In psychology, sublimation is a mature type of defense mechanism, in which socially unacceptable impulses or idealizations are transformed into socially acceptable actions or behavior, possibly resulting in a long-term conversion of the initial impulse. Wikipedia
The transformation of emotions Wikipedia Disambiguation
Type defense mechanism where socially unacceptable impulses or idealizations are unconsciously transformed into socially acceptable actions or behavior Wikidata
The transformation of an impulse into something socially constructive. Wiktionary
Transformation of an impulse. Wiktionary (translation)
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